The Oregon Forest Book: Ecology, Economy and Society

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Description: A 24-page booklet that presents students with information regarding the basics of Oregon's forests, including forest types, wildlife, forestry laws and policies, management practices, and careers.
Author/Producer: OFRI - Oregon Forests Resources Institute
Topic Areas Covered: Forest types, forest management, forest laws, wildlife, forest fires, wood products, forestry careers
Resource Type: Booklet
For Grade Levels: 7-9, 10-12, College and adult
Publication Date: 2007, updated 2009
Length: 24 pages
Cost: Free (PDF download)
Is It Available For Loan? No
Is Training Necessary? No
Language: English
Educational or Informational: Educational
Recommended Enhancements: K-12 Forest Education Opportunities
Career's in Oregon's Forest Sector Volume 1
Career's in Oregon's Forest Sector Volume 2
Forest Fact Breaks
Forest Fact Sheets
The Oregon Forest Literacy Program
Geographic Location: Oregon
Notes: May also order hard copies on OFRI's resources webpage:
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Author/Producer Contact: OFRI - Oregon Forest Resources Institute
Address: 317 SW Sixth Ave., Suite 400
Portland, OR 97204
Phone: (971) 673-2944

Our Message & Evaluation Criteria

  • Everything is made from natural resources and natural resources must come from somewhere.
  • The gathering and processing of all natural resources have environmental impacts.
  • Responsible production and use of wood - a renewable resource - is environmentally sound.

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